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G4S (Group 4 Securicor) is an integrated security company providing security services and solutions. It offers security solutions, cash solutions, consulting services, and care and justice services.
TypePublic
Founded1901
HQLondon, GB
Websiteg4s.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)558,000(+3%)
Job Openings1,599
Revenue (FY, 2019)£7.8 B(+4%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)£2.1
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at G4S

Ashley Almanza

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Tim Weller

Tim Weller

Chief Financial Officer, Director
Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders

Chief Business Development Officer
Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks

Regional President, Africa
Cedric MacKellar

Cedric MacKellar

SVP Human Resources, G4S Canada
Jan Hais

Jan Hais

HR & Legal Director, G4S Czech Republic
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G4S Office Locations

G4S has offices in London, Belfast, Sutton, Albany and in 272 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Southside, 105, Victoria St, Westminster
Belfast, GB
Antrim 9LN, 12 Heron View
Sutton, GB
Sutton Park House, 15 Carshalton Rd
Luanda, AO
Rua Direita da Samba, Casa nº 53, Corimba – Distrito Urbano da Samba
Buenos Aires, AR
Timoteo Gordillo 5697
Comodoro Rivadavia, AR
Ameghino 857
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G4S Financials and Metrics

G4S Revenue

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G4S's revenue was reported to be £7.76 b in FY, 2019 which is a 3.3% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

7.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

3.3%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

1.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

17.3%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(80.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

145.0m

Market capitalization (14-Oct-2020)

3.2b

Closing stock price (14-Oct-2020)

2.1

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

745.0m

EV

5.4b
G4S's current market capitalization is £3.2 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.8b7.5b7.8b

Revenue growth, %

3%(4%)3%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.2b6.4b

Gross profit

1.4b1.3b1.3b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

3.7b3.6b3.7b

EBIT

235.0m212.0m234.0m

EBIT margin, %

6%6%6%

Interest expense

54.0m54.0m59.0m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

902.0m1.0b745.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.1b948.0m

Prepaid Expenses

64.0m64.0m49.0m

Inventories

104.0m113.0m109.0m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

252.0m90.0m(80.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

136.0m117.0m232.0m

Inventories

1.0m(10.0m)(8.0m)

Accounts Payable

41.0m(30.0m)22.0m
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G4S Operating Metrics

G4S's Customers was reported to be 150 k in FY, 2017. G4S's Connections was reported to be 500 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Annual Contract Value

£5.50 b£5.70 b£6.80 b£2.50 b£2.40 b£2.50 b

Connections

500 k

Countries

85 90 90 90 90

Customers

150 k
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G4S Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Guidance MonitoringApril 27, 2011
The Cotswold GroupApril 08, 2011£10 m
Plantech Engenharia e SistemasAugust 01, 2010
Instalarme Soluções EletrônicasJanuary 08, 2010£17.10 m
SSE Do Brasil LtdaJanuary 08, 2010
GHS NSSCJanuary 06, 2010
Hill & AssociatesNovember 30, 2009
All Star InternationalNovember 23, 2009
AdestaNovember 17, 2009
Sunshine Youth ServicesApril 16, 2009
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G4S Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

57/100

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G4S Revenue Breakdown

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G4S revenue breakdown by business segment: 14.2% from Cash Solutions, 5.5% from Africa (Secure Solutions), 33.4% from Europe & Middle East (Secure Solutions), 12.1% from Asia (Secure Solutions) and 34.8% from Americas (Secure Solutions)

Human Capital Metrics

Source: www.g4s.com
G4S's employees are reported to be approximately 15% female and 85% male.
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G4S Online and Social Media Presence

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G4S News and Updates

G4S plc: Updated Financial Calendar for 2020

13 October 2020

G4S Receives Takeover Interest From U.S. Rival Allied Universal

G4S Receives Takeover Interest From U.S. Rival Allied Universal

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G4S hits back at Gardaworld over 'misleading' pension scheme claims

Outsourcing giant G4S has hit back at Gardaworld after the Canadian firm stepped up its attempts to take over its The post G4S hits back at Gardaworld over 'misleading' pension scheme claims appeared first on CityAM.

G4S Response to GardaWorld Announcement of 6 October 2020

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G4S Blogs

Scottish Government awards multi-million pound electronic monitoring contract to G4S

The Scottish Government has awarded a 5-year multi-million pound contract to G4S, to provide electronic monitoring (EM) services across Scotland.

G4S teams up with the Canadian Mounties on counter terror programme

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has opened up its counter terrorism workshop to the security industry. G4S in Canada was the first security company to partner with the RCMP and host a three day workshop with officers and customers from across the country.

From the Skies to the Sea: how G4S helps keep holidaymakers safe at Port Zeebrugge

When designing a new screening process for cruise ship passengers at a major European port, G4S was able to draw on its significant airport screening expertise to establish the most effective security solution.

HMP Birmingham agreement

G4S announces that by mutual agreement with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) it will permanently transfer the management of HMP Birmingham to Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) with effect from 1 July 2019.

Protecting a world-class data centre from criminal activity

To protect RagingWire’s two million square feet of data centre infrastructure from criminal activity, AMAG Technology, a G4S company, and G4S Secure Integration work together to allow security personnel to monitor and control the numerous on-site security systems from one place.

G4S opens flagship National Cash Centre in Dublin

G4S Cash Solutions Ireland has opened its new state of the art National Cash Centre in Dublin, which will serve over 3000 businesses and financial institutions across Ireland. With almost 10,000 square metres of space, the new cash centre is G4S’s largest facility of its kind across the G4S global n…
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G4S Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was G4S founded?

    G4S was founded in 1901.

  • Who are G4S key executives?

    G4S's key executives are Ashley Almanza, Tim Weller and Tim Saunders.

  • How many employees does G4S have?

    G4S has 558,000 employees.

  • What is G4S revenue?

    Latest G4S annual revenue is £7.8 b.

  • What is G4S revenue per employee?

    Latest G4S revenue per employee is £13.9 k.

  • Who are G4S competitors?

    Competitors of G4S include SPIE, ADT and Prosegur.

  • Where is G4S headquarters?

    G4S headquarters is located at Southside, 105, Victoria St, Westminster, London.

  • Where are G4S offices?

    G4S has offices in London, Belfast, Sutton, Albany and in 272 other locations.

  • How many offices does G4S have?

    G4S has 293 offices.